Spring flow increased, Groundwater levels still low – July 2021 Hydro Report


Spring flow increased, Groundwater levels still low. July 2021 Hydro Report   Welcome rains in May and early June have produced some recharge.  Spring flow from two Middle Trinity springs–Jacob’s Well and Pleasant Valley is shown in the hydrograph above.  These springs provide the baseflow for Cypress Creek and the Blanco River in western Hays … Continue reading Spring flow increased, Groundwater levels still low – July 2021 Hydro Report

What Future Do We Desire for the Trinity Aquifers?


Across the Hill Country, residents and visitors depend on the groundwater stored in the Trinity Aquifers as water supply and to provide baseflow through springs that keep iconic creeks and rivers flowing.  Residents have a voice through the regional planning process to discuss and set goals to guide the future we desire for the Trinity … Continue reading What Future Do We Desire for the Trinity Aquifers?

Deep in the Karst of Texas Education Campaign Launched


TESPA and WVWA Join Together: For the Love of Karst! The Trinity Edwards Springs Association (TESPA) and Wimberley Valley Watershed Association (WVWA) have once again joined forces for an educational campaign to celebrate and raise awareness about the unique, fragile landscape beneath our feet – our karst and caves. Our campaign theme jingles in with … Continue reading Deep in the Karst of Texas Education Campaign Launched

Summer 2021 Neighborhood Site Visits – Trinity Aquifers


This summer the Watershed Association is collaborating with the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (HTGCD) and the Comal Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (CTGCD) to provide a limited number of Trinity Aquifer water well visits.  Previous Neighborhood Site Visits have focused on Edwards in the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer Conservation District and Trinity wells in the … Continue reading Summer 2021 Neighborhood Site Visits – Trinity Aquifers

Jacob’s Well Is A Source Of Life For The Wimberley Valley. What Would Happen If It Were To Stop Flowing For Good? (KUT)


As the headwaters for Cypress Creek, flow from Jacob’s Well is critical for the businesses, residents, and wildlife that call the Wimberley Valley home.  Flow at Jacob’s Well also indicates the status of groundwater storage in the Middle Trinity Aquifer–the water supply for the majority of residents. KUT’s Riane Roldan hiked, interviewed, and researched the … Continue reading Jacob’s Well Is A Source Of Life For The Wimberley Valley. What Would Happen If It Were To Stop Flowing For Good? (KUT)